ProgramsAmerican Development Program

An initiative designed to increase exposure and racing opportunities for emerging American professional runners.

Supporting American Athletes

With initiatives to propel runners forward in their running careers to international standings and participation in world-renowned athletic events, Pittsburgh’s American Development Program is committed to supporting promising American athletes in the running industry. 

The program offers complimentary entry, travel assistance and prize money for American elite runners throughout the organization’s year-long calendar of events.

For more information about the program, please email or call 412-586-7785.

Program Benefits

American runners who are accepted into the American Development Program are able to apply for travel assistance to the race, along with many other benefits.

  • Travel assistance
  • Lodging 
  • Complimentary registration 
  • Stipend
Program Events

DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon
May 5, 2019
Prize Purse

USATF Half Marathon Championships / UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon 
May 5, 2019
Prize Purse

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile 
Date TBD in July 2019
2018 Prize Purse
EQT 10 Miler
Date TBD in November 2019
2018 Prize Purse